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Thu Nov 16

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ImAGolfer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:55 PM

Re: 'Tis The Season For Power Outages...

If your wife has a 24x7 medical need for power, I would think installing a whole house generator would be a good idea.

In Houston you can contact Reliant (Centerpoint Energy) if you have a medical need such as yours and your home will [more]

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ImAGolfer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:05 PM

Re: 'Tis The Season For Power Outages...

How much of an issue are power outages for you, and what do you do to be prepared for them, if anything?

We have brief ones (i.e.: power goes off and then back on within less than a minute) every couple of months. Just annoying enough [more]

Mon Nov 13

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ImAGolfer replied to the Mastering Quicken board. 5:42 PM

Re: 2016/2017 dilemma

Seems like I'm stuck as I can't get it up to patch 11 - really don't want to call Q support.

Not sure what you mean by "patch". I'm running Quicken 2016 version R14.1. It seems to be doing fine. I remember [more]

Mon Nov 6

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ImAGolfer replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:37 PM

Re: File date/timestamp issue

This will not help your issue but I experienced a similar issue with SyncToy a couple of years ago. I had been running SyncToy automatically using a batch file until Daylight Savings time came along and it stopped working. Since then (3 or 4 years [more]

Thu Nov 2

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ImAGolfer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:46 PM

Re: I'm not cheap, just frugal

They also leave out wine and beer with the pizza, so anyone can stop and grab something.

Apparently you don't live in, near or close to the Barrio or the Hood.

Wed Nov 1

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ImAGolfer replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:37 AM

Re: Simple Backup Software

Looking for a Simple Backup Software, preferably free.

Take a look at SyncToy. I use it to backup my documents, contacts, Quicken files, TurboTax tax returns, Amateur Radio logs, photos, etc. It can even be set up in a batch [more]

Tue Oct 31

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ImAGolfer replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:19 PM

Re: Turn Off Annoyances

Thanks. I don't have ADWCLEANER but I do have CCleaner and I was able to "disable" adobe. I never could find the weather deal though. Next time I boot I'll have to see if it worked.

Thanks for your [more]

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ImAGolfer posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:25 PM

Turn Off Annoyances

I would like to stop Adobe and the Weather from displaying on boot. I've gone into 'msconfig' and I don't see anything that resembles Adobe or Weather. Any suggestions on what to look for?

My system info [more]

Wed Oct 25

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ImAGolfer replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:48 AM

Re: printer?

Looking for a new printer.

My former printer was wired to the computer. It was an HP and I constantly had problems with it. Typically it would have several print jobs queued up and I would have trouble emptying the buffer. It was [more]

Sat Oct 21

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ImAGolfer replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 7:59 PM

Re: Tom's Number One Stock Pick for 2017

Can someone please tell me what Tom's #1 stock pick was for 2017? It is a Canadian based company, but can't find that recommendation.

Hey OnTrack66. On average we get 2-3 questions similar to yours that are posted in the [more]

Sun Oct 15

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ImAGolfer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:25 AM

Re: Privacy fence question

When constructing a wooden privacy fence, to which side should the aesthetically pleasing side face - toward the owner, or away from the owner (i.e. toward the neighbor)?

Ralph. Over the years we've had it both ways and I like it [more]

Sat Oct 14

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ImAGolfer replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:09 AM

Re: SS to rise 2% next year

Likely the increase in Medicare premiums will wipe that out......


BINGO !!! You got it.

Wed Oct 4

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ImAGolfer posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:02 AM

Restore in Windows 10

I have Windows 7 Professional and my wife has Windows 10. She has a problem where she keeps getting what appears to be a fake or bogus update message. It will not allow her to do anything other than reboot.

I thought I could restore her [more]

Tue Oct 3

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ImAGolfer replied to the Tax Strategies board. 6:00 PM

Re: IRA rewards

M/L has a reputation for excessive fees

Amen brother.

Sat Sep 30

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ImAGolfer posted to the Mastering Quicken board. 3:38 PM

I Abolutely Hate Quicken

I absolutely hate Quicken. Without a doubt. It's terrible. Here's why:

1. Sometime in the last six (6) months or so they forced me to change my password. It took me forever to give it a password that it was happy with. It didn't [more]

Mon Sep 25

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ImAGolfer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:32 PM

Re: Poll: Medicare Website

but having to change it every six months, especially if you don't check out that website, it asking too much.

Better come again. It's not every six months. It's every 60 days. Think about that. If you've had a hospital [more]

Sun Sep 24

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ImAGolfer polled the Living Below Your Means board. 7:36 PM

Poll: Medicare Website

Have any of you logged on to www.mymedicare.gov in the last year? Medicare has changed the password requirements. In addition to it being at least 8 characters long, have a special character, contain a number [more]

Sat Sep 9

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ImAGolfer replied to the Retirement board. 8:04 PM

Re: Nearing Retirement

Any thoughts, critique, suggestions, input or feedback of any kind will be most welcome.

Hey markf2. It looks like you have put a lot of thought and effort into your retirement planning and I applaud you. Here is a suggestion. If I [more]

Sun Aug 27

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ImAGolfer replied to the Retire Well on Less board. 8:06 PM

Re: Buy that Senior Pass before 8/28

Can you still buy the pass on-line today, Sunday, for the lower price? I don't know.

Yes, you can buy it online today at http://store.usgs.gov .

Thu Aug 24

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ImAGolfer replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:41 AM

Re: Hurricane to hit TX?

A Zombie hurricane it expected to dump up to 30 inches of rain in Houston area!

Darn!!! Guess it will be cart-path-only tomorrow morning.

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